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Sprint is taking an active approach on removing Carrier IQ from its devices

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One of the bigger tech stories in recent weeks — besides the launch of the Samsung Galaxy Nexus on Verizon — has been the Carrier IQ debacle.  Carrier IQ is a software that has full access to data on yo…

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Verizon Wireless comes forward, asserts Carrier IQ does not ship with its smartphones

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If you’ve been following technology stories in recent weeks, then you may be aware of the investigation of Carrier IQ and its presence on many Android, iPhone, and BlackBerry devices.  In addition, it i…

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LG announces the Optimus 2X, Optimus Black, Optimus 3D, and Optimus LTE will receive Android 4.0

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Today, we have some good news for those who own one of the four high-end Android smartphones mentioned in the title above.  The Optimus 2X, Optimus Black, Optimus 3D, and the Optimus LTE represent the four flags…

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Samsung Galaxy Nexus could sell for $199 according to leaked Verizon ad

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Just a few days ago, we reported the fact that the Samsung Galaxy Nexus wasn’t going to launch until December.  Many rumors previously indicated that it would launch sometime during November, but it loo…

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Samsung reportedly confirms Galaxy Nexus launch will occur in December, adds to the frustration

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Verizon Wireless passed up its chance on the Samsung Galaxy S II because it new it was going to launch a different killer Samsung smartphone — namely the one attributed to the pure Google experience.  The…

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Gingerbread gaining ground on Froyo, Honeycomb may be on more than 3 million devices

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Believe it or not, something other than Apple iPhone Mania took place today. The Android Platform Version Chart, which helps developers decide which version of Android to support, was released today. The lat…

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Nexus S fires off into space to help robots

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In what sounds like the plot to a Syfy movie, Nexus S has fired off into space to help robots. NASA sent two Android-powered Nexus S smartphones into space with the last manned space shuttle, Atlantis, on the STS-…

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Google buys Motorola Mobility, and OEM partners approve

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It looks like there will be a new owner of Motorola Mobility in the very near future. Google, the search giants behind the Android OS that so many of us love, has agreed to buy the smart phone manufacturer for $12.5…

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Google releasing Ice Cream Sandwich early to coincide with iPhone 5 [Rumor]

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It looks like Google is preparing to rain on iPhone 5′s parade, with an earlier launch of Ice Cream Sandwich (Android 4.0). All across the internet rumors have swirled about the expected launch date of An…

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Google acknowledges Android developers getting stiffed

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It seems like the app compensation scandal with Android developers has continued to grow more and more by the day. In a report from The Register, some Android app developers aren’t receiving the earnings the…

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AT&T’s HTC Puccini, a Honeycomb + Sense tablet, gets first screenshots

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The first few screenshots of HTC’s Puccini tablet have been released, and they show a nice Honeycomb build with a supposed upgraded version of HTC’s Sense tablet overlay. I’ve liked the Se…

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I’m waiting for the next Nexus (and here’s why) [Editorial]

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It seems like there are rumors, releases, and details every day about a new device from this manufacturer or that carrier. I know that I read more every day about the next “big phone,” or the greates…

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BankAtlantic launches new Android App

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BankAtlantic has recently launched an Android version of their mobile banking app. While they’ve had an iOS application out, the Android version has just landed for all you Florida bankers/customers…

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Google Nexus 4G with Android 4.0, slated for a Thanksgiving Launch? [Rumor]

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Ever since the first all-Google phone the Nexus One, the search giant has been a trendsetter in what we know today as the standard for “power-phones”. Now after releasing the Nexus S almost 6 month…

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Android vulnerability affects 99.7% of Android devices on the market

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A team of German researchers has just discovered that around 99.7% of Android devices on the market today have a security vulnerability. This vulnerability happens over unencrypted networks where the devic…

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